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Man hit and killed by car in Salt Lake City, police looking for driver involved

Posted at 6:04 AM, Aug 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-02 16:21:28-04

SALT LAKE CITY — A man was hit and killed in Salt Lake City late Sunday night and police are still looking for the driver and vehicle involved in the incident.

The crash happened at 11:04 p.m. near 1300 South Major Street.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a 59-year-old man identified as Kerry Brown on the ground and despite life-saving efforts, he died of his injuries.

Police are still looking for the driver and vehicle involved. They're searching for a gold colored Suburban or Yukon SUV with recent front-end damage.

Based on preliminary investigation, officials believe the man was crossing the street in a dimly lit area and was not in a crosswalk when he was hit by the vehicle.

Salt Lake City Police also report that detectives are, "determining whether or not multiple cars struck the man in the roadway."

This crash marks the 19th traffic-related death in Salt Lake City this year.

If you have any information about the incident, call 801-799-3000 and mention case number 22-146198.